Caroline von Linsingen

F, #105071
Last Edited=23 Feb 2002

Child of Caroline von Linsingen and William IV Hanover, King of the United Kingdom

William von Linsingen1

M, #105072, b. 1784, d. 1807
Last Edited=22 Jan 2011
     William von Linsingen was born in 1784 illegitimately.1 He was the son of William IV Hanover, King of the United Kingdom and Caroline von Linsingen. He died in 1807 drowned.1

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 304. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

George Augustus Frederick Fitz-Clarence, 1st Earl of Munster1

M, #105073, b. 29 January 1794, d. 20 March 1842
Last Edited=22 Jan 2011
George Fitz-Clarence, 1st Earl of Munster
by Aaron Edwin Penley, 1832 2
     George Augustus Frederick Fitz-Clarence, 1st Earl of Munster was born illegitimately on 29 January 1794.1 He was the son of William IV Hanover, King of the United Kingdom and Dorothea Bland.1 He married Mary Wyndham, daughter of George O'Brien Wyndham, 3rd Earl of Egremont and Eliza Fox, on 18 October 1819.1 He died on 20 March 1842 at age 48 at Upper Belgrave Street, London, England, committed suicide.3
     He was educated at Royal Military College, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, England.1 He gained the rank of Major-General.1 He held the office of Aide-de-Camp to HM King William IV between 1830 and 1837.1 He held the office of Lieutenant of the Tower between 1831 and 1833.1 He was created 1st Baron Tewkesbury, co. Gloucester [U.K.] on 4 June 1831, with a special remainder to his brothers by King William IV.1 He was created 1st Earl of Munster [U.K.] on 4 June 1831, with a special remainder to his brothers by King William IV.1 He was created 1st Viscount Fitz-Clarence [U.K.] on 4 June 1831, with a special remainder to his brothers by King William IV.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1833.1 He held the office of Constable of Windsor Castle between 1833 and 1842.1 He held the office of Aide-de-Camp to HM Queen Victoria between 1837 and 1841.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.4
     

Children of George Augustus Frederick Fitz-Clarence, 1st Earl of Munster and Mary Wyndham

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2035. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 304. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  4. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  5. [S8] BP1999. [S8]

Dorothea Bland1

F, #105074, b. 22 November 1761, d. 5 July 1816
Last Edited=8 Jan 2009
Mrs. Jordan in the Character of Hypolita2
     Dorothea Bland was born on 22 November 1761.4 She was the daughter of Francis Bland and Grace Phillips.1,5 She died on 5 July 1816 at age 54.4
     She was also known as Dorothy Bland.5 She used the stage-name of Mrs. Jordan.5 She was one of the greatest actresses of her day, appearing in numerous tragic and comic roles in London and the provinces.5 Dorothea Bland was the mistress of Sir Richard Ford by whom she had three daughters.5 She and William IV Hanover, King of the United Kingdom were associated between 1790 and 1810.4 She also had a son and two daughters by Sir Richard Ford, and a daughter by Richard Daly.4

Children of Dorothea Bland and William IV Hanover, King of the United Kingdom

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 153. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  4. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2035. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  5. [S47] BIFR1976 Bland, page 129. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  6. [S8] BP1999. [S8]

Henry Edward Fitz-Clarence1

M, #105075, b. 27 March 1795, d. September 1817
Last Edited=15 Jul 2007
     Henry Edward Fitz-Clarence was born illegitimately on 27 March 1795.2 He was the son of William IV Hanover, King of the United Kingdom and Dorothea Bland.2 He died in September 1817 at age 22, unmarried.2

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 304. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2035. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Lady Sophia FitzClarence1

F, #105076, b. August 1796, d. 10 April 1837
Last Edited=22 Jan 2011
     Lady Sophia FitzClarence was born illegitimately in August 1796.1 She was the daughter of William IV Hanover, King of the United Kingdom and Dorothea Bland.1 She married Philip Charles Sidney, 1st Baron De L'Isle and Dudley of Penshurst, son of Sir John Shelley Sydney, 1st Bt. and Henrietta Hunloke, on 13 August 1825 at London, England.1 She died on 10 April 1837 at age 40.1
      From 13 August 1825, her married name became Sidney. On 24 May 1831 she was granted the rank of a marquess' daughter.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2035. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1078. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Lady Mary Fitz-Clarence1

F, #105077, b. 19 December 1798, d. 13 July 1864
Last Edited=22 Jan 2011
     Lady Mary Fitz-Clarence was born illegitimately on 19 December 1798.1 She was the daughter of William IV Hanover, King of the United Kingdom and Dorothea Bland.1 She married General Charles Richard Fox, son of Henry Richard Vassall Fox, 3rd Baron Holland of Foxley and Elizabeth Vassall, on 19 June 1824.1 She died on 13 July 1864 at age 65.1
      From 19 June 1824, her married name became Fox. On 24 May 1831 she was granted the rank of a marquess' daughter.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2035. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Lt.-Gen. Lord Frederick Fitz-Clarence1

M, #105078, b. 9 December 1799, d. 30 October 1854
Last Edited=22 Jan 2011
     Lt.-Gen. Lord Frederick Fitz-Clarence was born illegitimately on 9 December 1799.1 He was the son of William IV Hanover, King of the United Kingdom and Dorothea Bland.1 He married Lady Augusta Boyle, daughter of George Boyle, 4th Earl of Glasgow and Lady Augusta Hay, on 19 May 1821.1 He died on 30 October 1854 at age 54.1
     He gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the 36th Foot.1 On 24 May 1831 he was granted the rank of a marquess' younger son.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Hanoverian Order (G.C.H.).1

Children of Lt.-Gen. Lord Frederick Fitz-Clarence and Lady Augusta Boyle

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2035. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Elizabeth Fitz-Clarence1

F, #105079, b. 17 January 1801, d. 16 January 1856
Last Edited=22 Jan 2011
     Elizabeth Fitz-Clarence was born illegitimately on 17 January 1801.2 She was the daughter of William IV Hanover, King of the United Kingdom and Dorothea Bland.2 She married William George Hay, 18th Earl of Erroll, son of William Hay, 17th Earl of Erroll and Alicia Eliot, on 4 December 1820 at London, England.2 She died on 16 January 1856 at age 54 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.2
      From 4 December 1820, her married name became Hay. As a result of her marriage, Elizabeth Fitz-Clarence was styled as Countess of Erroll on 4 December 1820.

Children of Elizabeth Fitz-Clarence and William George Hay, 18th Earl of Erroll

Citations

  1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 179. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2035. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1337. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume V, page 102. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Rear-Admiral Lord Adolphus Fitz-Clarence1

M, #105080, b. 18 February 1802, d. 17 May 1856
Last Edited=22 Jan 2011
     Rear-Admiral Lord Adolphus Fitz-Clarence was born illegitimately on 18 February 1802.1 He was the son of William IV Hanover, King of the United Kingdom and Dorothea Bland.1 He died on 17 May 1856 at age 54, unmarried.1
      On 24 May 1831 he was granted the rank of a marquess' younger son.1 He held the office of Naval Aide-de-Camp to HM Queen Victoria.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Hanoverian Order (G.C.H.).1 He held the office of Ranger of Windsor Home Park.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 2, page 2035. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]